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Senior Engineer Consultant: Train Control and Signalling - SNC Lavalin

  • Job reference: ATK003735
  • Sector: Rail
  • Location: Malaysia
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SNC-Lavalin is looking to recruit a motivated individual to deliver consulting in the design and application of Train Control and Signalling, in the SE Asia EDPM team, based in Kuala Lumpur. The target markets for the business are railway operators, maintainers, owners, projects and suppliers that are deploying (or are planning to) digital train control and signalling systems such as CBTC, ETCS, and conventional derivatives.

The primary responsibilities for this role are to:


•Provide domain knowledge to the SE-Asia EDPM team and be a credible source of authority, guidance and expertise for internal and external customers

•Deliver high quality consultancy services to the satisfaction of clients. 

•Assist with generating new business for SNC-Lavalin EDPM

•Assist with supporting the growth of the RCS team

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may be assigned)

To deliver and maintain new business to SNC-Lavalin EDPM through preparing and delivering RCS related work packages, projects and improvement programs to South-East Asian rail companies and projects.

To drive through a customer-centric culture that has continuous improvement at its heart, recognising that it is the little things we do that can make a difference.

To ensure an energetic approach is taken to create business continually seeking fresh opportunities to solve issues by exploiting the advantage of knowledge and using best practice, bench marking, technology and innovation to improve consistency and quality of delivery and drive down costs.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The following requirements are representative of the experience, knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. 

•The specification, procurement and delivery of train control and signalling systems including provision of design management services.

•Application of these technologies within the context of relevant rail modes, operations and maintenance.

•System integration, system assurance, system integrity (e.g. system security / availability) management experience with specific reference to Rail Control Systems and how they fit into a wider ‘whole rail system’ context.

•Some experience, understanding of modern in-cab signalling systems (e.g. ETCS, CBTC or PTC derivatives), engineering and standards is advantageous.


Chartered Engineer with a degree in a relevant discipline, or equivalent; or more than 15 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience:

•15 years plus experience of working in the rail industry

•5 years plus work experience in the South-East Asian markets

•Understanding of Malaysian rail standards and practices

•Sound command of the English language – able to read, write and communicate fluently

•Ability to read, write and communicate in a language additional to English is advantageous


To work within the Australasian RCS team and with other areas of SNC-Lavalin EDPM team in SE Asia and other global regions to:

•Deliver the highest customer service to clients through your expert engineering, advice and support; and

•Contribute to SE Asia team’s marketing effort and to identifying new sales opportunities.


The development and management of relationships at relevant levels within the Client companies to support the successful delivery of services and the understanding and securing of future work is essential.



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